Windows 7: How it performs and how it rates
- Windows 7 on multicore: How much faster? Microsoft has been touting its superior handling of threads in Windows 7. InfoWorld's tests show that speed isn't the only benefit, or necessarily the main one.
- Windows 7 RTM: The revenge of Windows Vista: Windows Vista lacked the right stuff to unseat Windows XP. Does Windows 7 really have what it takes?
- Test Center benchmarks: Windows 7 unmasked: Measured by runtime specs and performance benchmarks, Windows 7 M3 looks like Vista, and it runs like Vista. Welcome to Windows Vista R2!
- The 7 deadly sins of Windows 7: Lust, gluttony, greed, anger, envy, pride, and sloth -- Microsoft's new OS suffers from each deadly sin. Here's what you can do to minimize the toll each sin takes.
- Windows 7 'XP Mode': Right idea, wrong technology: Why Microsoft's decision to implement a VM-based legacy compatibility solution is a dumb move.
- Flame war: The great Windows 7 debate: InfoWorld's Randall C. Kennedy and OSNews' Thom Holwerda go head to head in assessing Windows 7's changes.
- Why Windows 7 may still fail: How the new OS' reliance on Windows Update may prove to be its Achilles' heel.
Windows 7: How to deploy it
- Ready for Windows 7? How to deploy it right: From hardware to licensing, you need to make the right choices to smooth the transition and get the most out of Windows 7. (Also get this deployment guide for your Amazon.com Kindle or iPhone Kindle app.)
- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: Joined at the hip: Microsoft's client and server platforms are coming out at the same time, designed to work better together. Find out what that really means.
- Seven steps to securing Windows 7: Windows 7 comes with important safeguards out of the box, but it isn't hard to make it even more secure.
- XP users: How to upgrade to Windows 7: Upgrading from XP will be harder than upgrading from Vista.